Publishers & Licensing

Applause Theatre and Cinema Books American publishers of various theatre titles on Shakespeare, monologues, musicals and more.

Australian Script Centre The Australian Script Centre collects, catalogues, promotes and distributes hundreds of unpublished Australian plays. Playwrights, theatre companies, actors, students of drama and theatre, teachers and academics from all over the world use the services of this much-valued not-for-profit organisation.

Currency Press Australia’s largest play publisher with titles such as After Dinner, After The Ball, All Souls, Away, Blackrock, Brilliant Lies, Capricornia, A Cheery Soul, The Club, Cosi, Dead White Males, Dimboola, The Doll Trilogy, Emerald City, The Floating World, Gary’s House, The Golden Age, Honour, Hotel Sorrento, Jerusalem, Kid Stakes, Life After George, Mavis Goes To Timor, Miss Tanaka, No Sugar, The Removalists, Robbery Under Arms, Salt, Sanctuary, A Stretch of the Imagination, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, Svetlana in Slingbacks, Tear From A Glass Eye, This Old Man Comes Rolling Home, Top Silk, Two, The Venetian Twins, X-Stacy and many more.

Dominie Australian licensing agent for musical titles such as Anne of Green Gables, The Boy Friend, Godspell, The Wiz, Me and My Girl, La Cage aux Folles and more.

Dramatic Publishing Licensing agent for many plays and musicals such as Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Dags, The Fall of the House of Usher, Fame, Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Jungle Book and more.

Dramatists Play Service Large play-licensing agency located in New York with titles such as All My Sons, Art, Driving Miss Daisy, M Butterfly, Mourning Becomes Electra, Of Mice and Men, Sorry Wrong Number, Three Tall Women, Waiting For Lefty, Waiting For Godot, The Zoo Story and more.

Music Theatre International Licensing agent for many well known shows including Ain’t Misbehavin’, Aladdin, Alice in Wonderland, Annie, Assassins, Big The Musical, The Boy Friend, Bugsy Malone, Cinderella, Company, Fantasticks, Fiddler on the Roof, Follies, The Full Monty, Godspell, Guys and Dolls, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Into The Woods, Jekyll and Hyde, Les Miserables, Les Miserables School Edition, Little Shop of Horrors, Miss Saigon, Moby Dick The Musical, The Music Man, Pajama Game, Ragtime, 1776, Singin’ In The Rain, Sweeney Todd, Tommy, West Side Story, The Wizard of Oz and many more. Website also has detailed plot synopses to all shows.

Pioneer Drama Service American publisher of plays, musicals, melodramas, Christmas plays etc., for young and mature audiences.

Samuel French With offices in New York, Hollywood, London and Toronto, Samuel French is one of the largest play publishers and author representative firms in the world. Enquire here for thousands of titles including Me And My Girl, Chess, Aladdin, Alice In Wonderland, Amadeus, Accidental Death of An Anarchist, modern translations of The Cherry Orchard, Death of a Salesman, Educating Rita, Endgame, Krapp’s Last Tape, Woyzek and many more.

Tams-Witmark Music Library Licensing house for some of the worlds most famous musicals including Anything Goes, Barnum, Brigadoon, Bye Bye Birdie, Cabaret, Calamity Jane, A Chorus Line, Funny Girl, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Hair, Hello Dolly!, High Society, Man of La Mancha, My Fair Lady, Oliver, Paint Your Wagon, Salad Days, Sweet Charity and many more.

The Internet Theatre Bookshop Large catalogue of plays from all periods and genres.

The Plays and Musicals Group UK-based publishing agency for the works of contemporary playwrights and composers around the world. Includes plays, musicals, comedies, mysteries, science fiction dramas, thrillers and more.

Warner Chappell Music Theatrical division of a large music house who are exclusive Australia and New Zealand agents for licensing musical productions from The Rodgers & Hammerstein Theatre Library, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Really Useful Group and J.C. Williamson. Titles include Annie Get Your Gun, Brigadoon, Bugsy Malone, Bye Bye Birdie, Big River, Cats, Evita, Footloose, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The King and I, The Three Musketeers, Man of La Mancha, Oklahoma!, Paint Your Wagon, The Phantom of the Opera, The Sentimental Bloke, Seven Little Australians, Show Boat, Starlight Express, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, Sunset Boulevard, The Threepenny Opera, Wind In The Willows and more.

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